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Benton Hall

The new home of Colgate’s comprehensive career development initiatives.

About the Project

Illustrated rendering of Benton Hall's design
Benton Hall will house the Center for Career Services and the Office of National Fellowships and Scholarships. The building, nestled just below McGregory and Olin halls, with welcoming entrances from both the Academic Quad and Oak Drive, will feature:
  • Gracious reception area
  • Advising, employer relations, and interview suites
  • Flexible career commons space for large meetings and lectures
  • Seminar room
  • Administrative offices
This project was designed adhering to LEED Silver sustainability standards.


Robert A.M. Stern Architects. LLP.


July 2018


The facility, named for Daniel Benton ’80, P’10, H’10, is being funded exclusively through the support of Colgate’s alumni and parents.

Construction Timeline

Construction began February 1, 2017 and will run through June 2018.

Activity Date
Project began February 2017
Building construction begins August 2017
Exterior finishes complete April 2018
Facility opens July 2018

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Aerial view of the planned location of Benton Hall between McGregory and Olin Halls Benton Hall as viewed from the Academic Quad between McGregory and Olin Halls. Site work on Benton Hall, just below McGregory and Olin halls, will begin with erosion control and tree protection on Friday, April 7, 2017. Illustrated rendering of Benton Hall's design